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6859 - Espec Share Price

¥1733 -23.0  -1.3%

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Market Cap £299.2m
Enterprise Value £179.2m
Revenue £316.3m
Position in Universe 1213th / 3866
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Year End 31st Mar 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021E 2022E CAGR / Avg
33,661 39,035 39,507 44,069 50,580 42,443 42,100 45,273 +4.7%
+23.3 +25.3 -3.6 +45.7 +29.3 -33.8 -12.9 +29.3
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the fiscal year ended 31 March 2020, Espec Corp revenues decreased 16% to Y42.44B. Net income decreased 34% to Y2.82B. Revenues reflect Equipment Business segment decrease of 19% to Y34.34B, Business Services segment decrease of 3% to Y6.27B, China (Country) segment decrease of 35% to Y7.01B, Other Asia segment decrease of 28% to Y4.51B, United States (Country) segment decrease of 25% to Y4.29B.
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Profile Summary

ESPEC CORP. is a Japan-based company mainly engaged in the equipment business, service business and others. The Company operates in three business segments. The Equipment segment is engaged in the provision of environmental testing equipment, providing environmental test equipment for testing the effects of temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors on automobiles, communications, and other electronic components, energy device equipment, providing charge and discharge evaluation systems, and electrode drying device used in battery manufacturing process, as well as semiconductor-related devices. The Service segment is involved in the provision of after services, engineering services and contract testing services; the rental of environmental testing equipment. The Others segment is involved in the environmental protection business and plant growing equipment business.

Last Annual March 31st, 2020
Last Interim March 31st, 2020
Incorporated January 13, 1954
Public Since September 1, 1983
No. of Shareholders: 4,826
No. of Employees: 1,512
Sector Industrials
Industry Professional & Commercial Services
Exchange Tokyo Stock Exchange
Shares in Issue 22,866,164
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Frequently Asked Questions for Espec
What is the Espec share price?

As of 6:30am, shares in Espec are trading at ¥1733, giving the company a market capitalisation of £299.2m. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the Espec share price performed this year?

Shares in Espec are currently trading at ¥1733 and the price has moved by -25.12% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the Espec price has moved by -29.01% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for Espec?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for Espec, there are there are currently 0 "buy" , 0 "hold" and 0 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for Espec is Buy. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will Espec next release its financial results?

Espec is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-03-31
What is the Espec dividend yield?

The Espec dividend yield is 3.87% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does Espec pay a dividend?

Last year, Espec paid a total dividend of 68, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 3.87%. Looking ahead, Espec has not announced an ex-dividend date yet.

When does Espec next pay dividends?

Espec has yet to annouce their ex-dividend date. The historic dividend yield on Espec shares is currently 3.87%.

How do I buy Espec shares?

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What is the market cap of Espec?

Shares in Espec are currently trading at ¥1733, giving the company a market capitalisation of £299.2m.

Where are Espec shares listed? Where are Espec shares listed?

Here are the trading details for Espec:

Country of listing: Japan
Exchange: TYO
Ticker Symbol: 6859
What kind of share is Espec?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, Espec is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a Espec share price forecast 2020?

Shares in Espec are currently priced at ¥1733. At that level they are trading at 36.67% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 0.00.

Analysts covering Espec currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 110.067 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the Espec share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like Espec. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -19.05%. At the current price of ¥1733, shares in Espec are trading at -8.57% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the Espec PE Ratio?

The Espec PE ratio based on its reported earnings over the past 12 months is 13.89. The shares are currently trading at ¥1733.

The PE ratio (or price-to-earnings ratio) is the one of the most popular valuation measures used by stock market investors. It is calculated by dividing a company's price per share by its earnings per share.

The PE ratio can be seen as being expressed in years, in the sense that it shows the number of years of earnings which would be required to pay back the purchase price, ignoring inflation. So in general terms, the higher the PE, the more expensive the stock is.

Who are the key directors of Espec?

Espec's management team is headed by:

Masaaki Ishida - PRE
Taneo Shimada - MDR
Kunikazu Ishii - MDR
Seiji Soda - EXO
Kaoru Okeya - OTH
Nobuo Shiseki - IND
Seiichi Murakami - OTH
Keiji Ohshima - DHR
Who are the major shareholders of Espec?

Here are the top five shareholders of Espec based on the size of their shareholding:

Espec Corporation Customers Corporation
Percentage owned: 8.61% (2.05m shares)
Morikawa (Satoshi) Individual Investor
Percentage owned: 8.45% (2.01m shares)
Asset Management One Co., Ltd. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.42% (1.29m shares)
Sumitomo Mitsui DS Asset Management Company, Limited Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.15% (1.22m shares)
Nippon Life Insurance Company Insurance Company
Percentage owned: 3.32% (790k shares)
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